IPv6 Host-to-Router Load Sharing, November 2005
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 2461
- R. Hinden
- ipv6 (int)
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The original IPv6 conceptual sending algorithm does not do load sharing among equivalent IPv6 routers, and suggests schemes that can be problematic in practice. This document updates the conceptual sending algorithm in RFC 2461 so that traffic to different destinations can be distributed among routers in an efficient fashion. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.